Irvington, AL (August 30, 2022) – A fire incident reported in the Irvington area has claimed the lives of two young boys. On Thursday evening, at around 8:30 p.m., the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and firefighters were called to the scene of an incident that occurred on Magnolia Road.
On August 25, emergency crews were notified that a fire broke out inside a mobile home located on Magnolia Road
A woman and her three children were inside the home at the time. The 24-year-old mother attempted to rescue the three boys inside of the home. The woman was able to pull her 10-month-old son from his crib and was able to get her four-year-old out of the home.
Authorities arrived at the scene and located another 2-year-old boy inside of the structure. The three children and the woman were transported to area hospitals.
Authorities confirm that the 4-year-old in the 2-year-old boys both passed away after arriving at the hospital for treatment.
At this time, the cause of the fire remains under investigation.
We hope those who suffered injuries due to this accident are able to recover quickly.
We offer our condolences to the family of the two boys who died as a result of this fire.
Fatal Fire Incidents in Alabama
Losing a loved one can be incredibly challenging to accept. This is particularly true if your loved one has died as a result of a negligent action or a preventable act. Unfortunately, fire incidents across the United States take the lives of hundreds of people each year. Here in Alabama, families are forced to endure the overwhelming consequences of these unimaginable events.
There are many reasons why fire incidents continue to take place across United States. Some of the leading causes include:
- Malfunctioning and defective appliances
- Faulty wiring
- Negligent actions (negligent candle burning, falling asleep while smoking, etc.)
- Exploding products and batteries
If your loved one has died as a result of a fire incident, it is important that you act quickly to protect your legal rights. Following the loss of a loved one, you may be able to pursue a wrongful death claim against the at-fault party. The Irvington wrongful death lawyers at Clay, Massey & Associates are here to help you protect your legal rights and get justice after losing a loved one.
A wrongful death legal claim can be filed if the person or entity was at fault for the negligent loss of another person’s life. This type of claim can help your family secure financial compensation to help alleviate the burdens you face moving forward. Filing a wrongful death claim can help you get the money you need for funeral arrangements, burial expenses, property damage, and a variety of other expenses and losses that you face.
If you would like to discuss the legal options available to help you move forward, contact our Alabama law firm today at 251-433-1000 to see how we can help you.
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